Hitting preview a few times triggers spam warning

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IByte
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Hitting preview a few times triggers spam warning

Post by IByte » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:28 pm

I have just spent hours compiling a detailed support request including log and configuration files. As I want to get it right, I hit Preview a few times after some tweaks, when suddenly I am blocked by the message "Forbidden. You submitted too quickly. You may try again in a few seconds. Message seems to be spam.". This is a really frustrating roadblock to hit after spending so much time and effort on my request. I can understand filters being applied to the Submit action, but Preview? That's what it's for, isn't it, to keep previewing till you get it right? Can somebody fix that?

klanimantsi
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Re: Hitting preview a few times triggers spam warning

Post by klanimantsi » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:59 am

Yup, agree with this, I hope it's been fixed by now:)

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TinCanTech
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Re: Hitting preview a few times triggers spam warning

Post by TinCanTech » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:32 am

Don't hit preview so often .. it never spammed out on me !

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Re: Hitting preview a few times triggers spam warning

Post by ecrist » Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:32 pm

The forum has a flood interval of 90 seconds defined. Pressing the "preview" option is similar to posting the message, as the forum needs to parse BB codes, etc, and generate the HTML. The solution is to not press Preview so often, and wait for the flood interval check to expire.
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heikoh
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Re: Hitting preview a few times triggers spam warning

Post by heikoh » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:12 am

Preview should not have the 90 seconds Limit.
I ran into this right now!

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